bookings are open now for our workshops in schools throughout New zealand.
We offer a number of options for schools and communities of learning and are happy to custom design workshops to suit your children's needs. We have also recently got to know and love ZOOM as a way of presenting Writers' Studios.
In a two-day workshop (as above), your children will enjoy the challenges of creating characters and writing for the ears.
ON-GOING ENRICHMENT WRITING
An on-going writing programme for schools or Kāhui Ako. We will provide weekly enrichment writing sessions for your pupils. Availability limited. 1.5 hour session minimum.
Do you have a group of children who have potential but hold back from writing experiences?
ONE DAY WORKSHOP
We can customise a Masterclass at your site for your young writers in Year 7 and above.
ZOOM WRITERS' STUDIO
We can run a series of 4 X 40 minute ZOOM sessions, providing inspiration, guidance and modelling as well as followup with 1:1 feedback via google docs.
But wait, there's more...
We can also provide writers to speak with classes, do readings or perform poetry. Just ask.
TESTIMONIALS FROM TEACHERS
"The programme provided by The School for Young Writers is outstanding. Groups of children with recognized talent in this area are selected to work with the tutors on a comprehensive writing programme. We have seen these children achieve at a higher level, with assessment data to support this analysis."
- Ginnie Warren, St Albans School
"We value this service highly, not only for those students fortunate enough to attend but also for the spin-off effects on other students once these children come back into the classroom."
- Ann Edmundson, St Bernadette's School
"I see a huge need for this type of teaching in our region, where students can be rather insular, so by having an outside facilitator, it provides another avenue to switch students on to writing."
- Joy Baker, Runanga School